1. Country Blues Fuels 'Rookie' Soundtrack

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tracks from Willie Nelson and Ryan Adams are among those that make up the Hollywood soundtrack to the forthcoming baseball film, "The Rookie." Nelson contributes his version of Beth Neilsen Chapman's Tracks from Willie Nelson and Ryan Adams are among those that make up the…

  2. Joe Jackson Tour Spawns Web-Only Live Album

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Jackson has released a live album, "Two Rainy Nights - Live in the Northwest - The Official Bootleg," that is only available via his official Web site. Recorded last April in Seattle and Portland, Joe Jackson has released a live album, "Two Rainy Nights - Live in the…

  3. Hot Product

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Starsailor, Hank Williams Jr., the "I Am Sam" soundtrack, and more. 'Love' For Sale In the grand tradition of such recent U.K. exports as Oasis, the Verve, Travis, and Coldplay, Starsailor's Capitol debut, "Love Is Here," arrives in…

  4. Gin Blossoms Reuniting In Arizona

    December 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act the Gin Blossoms, which rose from Tempe, Ariz., nightclubs in the early '90s to platinum-selling album success before disbanding in 1997, is scheduled to appear at Nita's Hideaway in T Modern rock act the Gin Blossoms, which rose from Tempe, Ariz., nightclubs in the…

  5. Tunes On TV

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 3-Dec. 9 MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2001 "Live By Request," A&E Featured Artist: Elton John (live from Los Angeles) "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Britney Spears "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist:…

  6. Wynonna To Rally Army Troops

    October 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kentucky native Wynonna Judd plans to perform two shows tomorrow (Oct. 5) for troops at Fort Campbell, Ky., home to the Army's 101st Airborne division. "Since Sept. 11, I have been searching for a way Kentucky native Wynonna Judd plans to perform two shows tomorrow (Oct. 5) for…

  7. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe, Grand Ole Opry, UCLA Organizers say the MTV Europe Music Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany, will continue as scheduled. The announcement comes a day after Janet Jackson's decision to cancel her appearance on the show and her entire European tour. "MTV…

  8. Dinosaur Jr. Bleeds Ears On Best-Of

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal indie rock outfit Dinosaur Jr. will be the subject of a new greatest hits compilation slated for an Oct. 2 release on Rhino/Warner Archives. "Ear Bleeding Country: The Best of Dinosaur Jr." fe Seminal indie rock outfit Dinosaur Jr. will be the subject of a new greatest hits…

  9. 'O Brother' To Hit The Highway

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Many of the artists who contributed bluegrass and traditional Appalachian music to the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack will bring their music to the people early next year. Emmylou Harris, Ral Many of the artists who contributed bluegrass and traditional Appalachian music to…

  10. Okeeblow

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The timing of Scapegoat Wax—the brainchild of Marty James—couldn't possibly be better. The timing of Scapegoat Wax—the brainchild of Marty James—couldn't possibly be better. The success of Uncle Kracker's "Follow Me" single and his Double Wide disc widens the…

  11. AOL Taps Brooke Allison To Advise 'Tweens'

    June 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Not just a burgeoning pop talent any longer, 2K/Virgin recording artist Brooke Allison has taken on the responsibility of being a "Growing Up Advisor" for a new area on AOL's Kids Only Channel. The 14 Not just a burgeoning pop talent any longer, 2K/Virgin recording artist…

  12. Edwin McCain Readies New Album, Tour Plans

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain will on June 19 release his fourth Lava/Atlantic album, "Far From Over." McCain, who has gained a reputation as a hard-working touring act by performing more than 300 da Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain will on June 19 release his fourth Lava/Atlantic…

  13. The Mose Chronicles—Live in London, Volume 1

    April 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even in the demimonde of jazz, pianist/vocalist/songwriter Mose Allison is a cult figure. Even in the demimonde of jazz, pianist/vocalist/songwriter Mose Allison is a cult figure. His unique mix of blues and stride-influenced hard-bop piano with witty lyrics and droll delivery have made him…

  14. Waters, Hooker, Lewis Among Mississippi Hall Honorees

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee Lewis, and gospel singer James Blackwood are among the 17 new inductees into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Other indu Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee…

  15. Destiny's Child Remains 'Independent' At No. 1

    January 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Fresh off winning best soul/R&B group at this week's American Music Awards, Destiny's Child continues its reign over The Billboard Hot 100 for a 10th week in a row with "Independent Women Part 1." Fresh off winning best soul/R&B group at this week's American…

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